Gyorgy Baffy

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Chief, Gastroenterology, VA Boston Healthcare System

Dr. Gyorgy Baffy is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Gastroenterology at the VA Boston Healthcare System. He received his PhD from his studies conducted on growth factor-mediated calcium signaling in hepatocytes as an NIH Fogarty Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. He trained in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His primary research interest is in fatty liver disease related to risk stratification, biomarkers, cancer bioenergetics, and the development of portal hypertension and liver cancer. He published over 100 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. In 2014, he was a Fulbright US Scholar and lectured for a semester on obesity and related disorders at the University of Debrecen in Hungary. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He is the recipient of the Madaus Prize from the Madaus Liver Foundation and the Hetényi Medal and Pro Optimo Merito in Gastroenterologia Award from the Hungarian Gastroenterological Association.